Get Involved

We involve patients, members of the public, and diverse communities in our work because we understand the value that it brings.

This ensures that our services are designed with and for the people that they serve.

What is PPIE and why is it important to us?

PPIE stands for patient and public involvement and engagement. It is a term used to represent the active participation of patients and members of the public in the work and services designed by organisations.

We work with a range of individuals and organisations from across Greater Manchester to improve cancer services by finding out what’s important to people, what works, and what needs to change.

Find out more about different ways in which you can get involved by clicking on one of the links below: 

How can you get involved?

There are three main ways that you can participate in our work across the alliance, including:

However you choose to take part, every interaction makes a difference.

Not sure where to start?

Send us a message at


Hear from individuals themselves! Below you will find some examples of videos made with the support of our patient and carer representatives in Greater Manchester. They share their experiences and views to support us with events, newsletters, education, public awareness campaigns and much more.